Newburgh in Fife, Scotland

Newburgh in the early morning with the sun hitting Lindores Hill

Newburgh in the early morning looking towards Lindores Hill

Newburgh is a small and friendly town in Fife with spectacular views over the Tay estuary and Mugdrum Island towards Perthshire. Dundee can be seen in the distance and if you walk up Ormiston Hill towards Lochmill you will discover amazing views looking up the River Tay towards the City of Perth.

View over the countryside next to Newburgh

View over Fife and Perthshire from Newburgh

Hotels near Newburgh

  • Denmuir Arches, Newburgh, sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms

    Newburgh, sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms

  • 5 Star Meadowsweet, Newburgh, sleeps 6, 4 bedrooms

    Newburgh, sleeps 6, 4 bedrooms

  • Kudu near Auchtermuchty, sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms

    Auchtermuchty, sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms

  • Gordons Hall Cottage near Anstruther, sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms

    Anstruther, sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms

  • Auld Lang Syne, St Andrews, sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms

    St. Andrews, sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms

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Pipe band performing throught the streets of Newburgh

Pipe Band in the Newburgh High Street

Pipers at the Newburgh Highland Games 2005

Newburgh Highland Games

Highland Dancers at the Newburgh Highland Games

Highland Dancers at the Games

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Carpow Late Bronze Age log boat Recovery at Newburgh 2006

Carpow Logboat being recovered at Newburgh in 2006

The Carpow log boat about to be lifted out of the Newburgh jetty. Read more on the boat at www.pkht.org.uk/carpow-logboat.php

Carpow Bronze Age Logboat being recovered from the River Tay

The 3000 year old log boat being recovered from Carpow on the River Tay in 2006.

Carpow Bronze Age Logboat - over 3000 years old

Carpow Log boat about to be lifted out of the Tay. A large crowd and reporters were watching this extraordinary event.

Carpow Bronze Age Logboat about to be lifted out of the river

The Carpow Log boat about to be lifted in its protective frame out of the river at Newburgh jetty.

Ballinbreich Castle near Newburgh

Ballinbreich Castle is one the coastal road a mile or so outside Newburgh

Ballinbreich Castle computer generated photo art

Ballinbreich Castle photo art image is free to printout and use for personal use

Sailing on the Tay Estuary

The Newburgh Sailing Club is popular with local sailing enthusiasts in Fife. Visit the website for more details www.newburghsailingclub.org


Apples growing in Newburgh Fife

Plums grow well in Newburgh

Home made jam for sale in Newburgh

Apples, Pears and Plums and other soft fruits grow very well in Newburgh and have been sold locally for many years and is now being promoted by the Newburgh Orchard Group see website www.newburghorchards.org.uk. Every year they organise a sale of home grown fruit from the many gardens in Newburgh that have orchards - it is a great way to buy organic locally grown fruit without the extra cost normally associated with buying organic. The history of growing fruit in Newburgh goes back to the historic Lindores Abbey which can be found on the outskirts of the town. Explore the area around Newburgh and Fife on our Google Map of Newburgh.

Lindores Abbey remains

The ruins of Lindores Abbey

Remains of Lindores Abbey

The ground where the remains of the Abbey is privately owned

Newburgh

Newburgh has a number of interesting shops, cafe's and several pubs. You are also close to several championship golf courses including St. Andrews. Many people simply drive through Newburgh on their way to Perth or if driving to other areas of Fife, however Newburgh does have an lovely public park and a waterfront area where you can picnic or go for walks along the River Tay.

Old Fishing Boat

Old fishing boat at Newburgh jetty. Now gone as the "eyesore" was burnt during one of the Highland Games several years ago.

Old Fishing Boat artwork

Free to use for personal use is this photo art image of the old fishing boat that was originally operated out of Arbroath.

The bear in the hill

The Bear on the Hill

The bear overlooking Newburgh is cut into the hill and often lit up during New Year. It is relatively new being made in 1980 as a local project.

War Memorial

War Memorial at Newburgh

The War Memorial at Newburgh.